Author: Meredith Woolnough
Organic Embroidery is written by renowned textile artist Meredith Woolnough, and in Organic Embroidery, she is able to create replicas of nature using tiny delicate stitches. Meredith uses a domestic sewing machine and water soluble fabric to to create sculptural artworks with her unique form of embroidery.
The artwork is breathtaking and Meredith offers Crafters and Fiber artists lessons in how to use the “organic embroidery” technique. Look behind the art process, the initial fieldwork sketching and research that inspires her designs, to the production of her ethereal embroidered sculptures. Meredith guides you through 12 activities to help you begin your own mastery of her method. Learn to find your desired shape or pattern in nature, from sources like leaves, shells, or coral, and then use your sewing machine to turn these into exquisite art. You’ll also enjoy dozens of inspirational photos of Merediths own art pieces. The detailed instructions offer simple but highly versatile techniques, and allow you space for your own creative approach. Renowned textile artist Meredith Woolnough teaches workshops at textile studios and schools. She has been featured in Handmade, Fibre Arts Now, Stitches, Textile Fibre Forum, Embroidery, and other magazines.